The budget cuts follow a summer of surging crime and widespread rioting over the death of George Floyd in police custody in May.
In a statement early Thursday, Mayor Jacob Frey lauded the council's vote on the budget.
Minneapolis Considering Bringing in More Police to Combat Violent Crime after Officers Quit During Unrest: Report
The mayor has indicated his support for the plan, which is projected to cost the city nearly $497,000.
The owner of Cup Foods grocery store is worried about a major uptick in crime.
Minneapolis Police Department Investigating Reports of Illegal Ballot Harvesting by Ilhan Omar Supporters
"The Minneapolis Police Department is aware of the allegations of vote harvesting. We are in the process of looking into the validity of those statements,"
Minneapolis City Council Members Complain of Rising Crime Months after Trying to Defund Police Department
"Residents are asking, ‘Where are the police’?” said newly elected council member Jamal Osman who has been swamped by resident complaints.
Riots have long-lasting consequences.
Looters descended on Minneapolis's Nicollet Mall on Wednesday night after false rumors spread that the police had shot an African American man.